Crafts in Furness and South Lakeland

Agate House - Aims to bring the beauty, and joy of owning a unique piece of a craftperson's art to everybody. Items from under a pound.  A line of jewellery using only natural gems that sells for 1.95. (Prices at 20-Jan-2002).
Blackwell - Blackwell is one of England's most important surviving houses from the turn of the 20th century. Designed by M. H. Baillie Scott between 1897 and 1900, it is a superb example of Arts and Crafts movement architecture.

It occupies a stunning position overlooking Windermere in the English Lake District and has recently been restored and opened to the public as a gallery for craft and applied arts.

Cartmel Craft Centre - Craft centre and vegetarian restaurant. Resident workers give demonstrations and courses in art and crafts. Bed and Breakfast on site.
Cumbria Crystal - based on classical designs from the 17th and 18th centuries, using only hand cutting to achieve unrivalled precision and sharpness. The largest supplier of crystal to British Embassies world-wide.
Designs and Dreams - Dalton   Designs and Dreams Arts and Crafts gallery at 139 Market Street,  Dalton-in-Furness, is a showcase for local artists and craftworkers taking in mixed media, pictures, ceramics, painted glass, wood turning/carving, jewellery, wrought iron work, photography and small press publications.
Dry Stone Walling - a traditional Cumbrian craft
Heron Glass - beautifully designed and individually handcrafted by a highly skilled craftsman using glass making techniques that have been handed down through the ages

 

 

 

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